February 2020: Any colour but green

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Re: February 2020: Any colour but green

Post by JaneO » Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:59 pm

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Re: February 2020: Any colour but green

Post by el48tel » Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:12 pm

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Sulcorebutia rauschii
Attempting to grow Aeoniums, Aylostera, Echinocereus, Echinopsis, Gymnocalycium, Lithops, Matucana, Rebutia, and Sulcorebutia.
Currently being wooed by Haworthia, and attempting hybridisation.
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Re: February 2020: Any colour but green

Post by Roatavator » Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:31 pm

Both lovely and just squeaked in before end of the month. Good job it’s a leap year. I used to have a similar Silvio, unfortunately deceased, neglected during house move.
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Re: February 2020: Any colour but green

Post by Roatavator » Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:11 pm

I’ve been amazed at the response to my little competition. Without question all the plants are of a high standard and each deserve an accolade. But how to decide the winner? In the end I’m taking the obvious route of the least green most vivid colour. By my reckoning that’s HaoBao and the Echeveria Agavoides Bordeaux. Truly amazing depth of colour.
So, HaoBao, over to you and thanks to everyone for contributing.
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Re: February 2020: Any colour but green

Post by HaoBao » Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:32 pm

Thank you Roatavator! I’m honoured.

When my wife said she liked the round jellybean type plants about 18 months ago I started to look for as many as I could find and my plant collection went from one old Jade to over 400 different plants so it seems right that the next competition should be the type of plants that started my addiction.

Cute or chubby, preferably both.

I’ve started the next one for March with a few of my own to get started
Plant sales: www.CentralSucculents.etsy.com
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All my plants are kept indoors and I started collecting in August 2018. Favourites are Pachyphytum, Echeveria, Haworthia, Mesembs and oddball Cacti.
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